Dr. Laura Shepherd, MD

Dr. Laura Shepherd, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Laura Shepherd, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Gainesville, GA. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

1250 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 400

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

(770) 536-9864

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 98% of peers
Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Rectors & Visitors, Uva Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shepherd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shepherd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shepherd to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Shepherd's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

in Alpharetta, GA |
My mother has been seeing Dr. Shepherd at the North GA Diagnostic Clinic in Gainesville for four years, since age 89. Unlike some other practitioners, Dr. Shepherd has always made a point of talking directly WITH Mom vs. talking ABOUT her with whoever in the family is there. Mom's kidney...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shepherd accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shepherd has admitting privileges

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring St NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
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